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Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.
The results of the Plan Maíz initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.
Dr Alison Bentley leads the Global Wheat Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and will be addressing the Crawford Fund’s international conference Celebrating Agriculture for Development – Outcomes, Impacts and the Way Ahead this week in Parliament House, Canberra.
Cropping diversity, soil-enriching crops, and adding organic material to soils can boost food-crop yields for farmers who can’t apply fertilizer.
Source: Big News Network (26 Jan 2023)
An article in the Big News Network examines opportunities for collaboration between China and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Source: Global Indian (20 Jan 2023)
A distinguished scientist and Head of Global Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh dedicated almost four decades towards increasing food production across the globe.
Digital Press Briefing with U.S. Special Envoy for Global Food Security Dr. Cary Fowler, and USAID Global Food Crisis Coordinator Dina Esposito
Source: U.S. Department of State (19 Jan 2023)
Cary Fowler and Dina Esposito highlight CIMMYT’s work in southern Africa to address food insecurity.
Source: Times of India (20 Jan 2023)
Farmers in India learn how to adapt their methodologies to climate change.